Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: BMC to build a Textile Museum in a heritage mill

    In a ambitious project eight years ago Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) proposed a textile museum at Kalachowkie. Finally after being stuck in BMC’s pipe line for eight years, BMC will finally go ahead with the planning of the proposed textile museum at Kalachowkie. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will seek help from artists of the prestigious JJ School of Arts for preparing a plan of Mumbai’s Textile Museum.

  • BJP beams with pride as CM Adityanath asks UP officials to declare assets

    New Delhi: Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s direction to key bureaucrats to declare their income and assets within 15 days, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the former will prove to be great administrator.

  • Sensex, Nifty open flat, while D-Mart makes spectacular debut at 102% premium over issue price

    Domestic markets on Tuesday opened flat on the back of mixed global cues. At 0920 hours BSE Sensex was trading at 29,545.03, up 26.29 points or 0.09%, while NSE Nifty was trading at 9,136.30, up 9.45 points or 0.10%. The operator of supermarket retail chain D-mart, Avenue Spuremarts (ASL) made a spectacular debut on BSE. Avenue Supermarts has recently closed its Rs 1,870 crore initial public offering. The D- Mart was listed at Rs

  • Bowled! What Kapil Sharma ought to learn from Sunil Grover’s reply to his apology!

    Mumbai: Kapil Sharma, and, Sunil Grover fight and we always see that on the Kapil Sharma Show. On Monday according to reports, Kapil has physically and verbally abused Sunil in a flight from Melbourne. After which a drunk Kapil also thrashed Naani (Ali Asgar), Kiku Sharda, and, Chandan on the flight.

  • ‘Go easy on tobacco farmers during GST law formation’

    New Delhi: Farmers’ body FAIFA asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to protect interests of Indian tobacco farmers while formulating GST laws. The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organisation representing farmers across states such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Gujarat, also said there should not be any discrimination among cigarette, bidi and chewing tobacco farmers, reports PTI.

  • Gadkari unhappy over projects’ pace, wants more power for NHAI

    New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) should have more powers to fast-track road projects while expressing unhappiness over its overall performance.

  • Maharashtra gets 660 MW supercritical thermal unit 

    New Delhi: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved another landmark by successfully commissioning a 660 MW supercritical thermal unit in Maharashtra. This is the second supercritical unit to be commissioned at Mouda Super Thermal Power Station (STPS), located in Mouda in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.

  • Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan meets foreign delegates

    Mumbai: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held discussion in detail related to investment in Madhya Pradesh with Consul General of Russian Federation Andrei Zhiltsov; Consul General of Singapore, Ajit Singh; Consul General of Israel, David Akov; Acting Consul General of Japan, Y Kawata; Consul General of Turkey, Erdal Sabri Ergen; Deputy Consul General of Germany Sushri Gabriel Boner; Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner John Madew and First

  • horoscope

    Today’s horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:– You will be successful with settling your litigation with your previous clients. Growth in business is on the cards. If thinking of changing your profession/business this is the right time.

  • Sustaining caste balance vital for BJP

    IT is quite on the cards that the BJP would not disregard the well-being of Muslims much as it may show an intent to polarise Hindu votes in its favour.

  • Meeting PM’s goal of doubling farmer income

    Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government’s goal of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022. Simple maths tells us that this would require the farmer’s income to rise by around 12 percent per year on average, over the next five years. This is in nominal terms, i.e. not adjusted for inflation. It’s an audacious goal if you consider the fact that agriculture growth (in real terms) has never averaged more than five

  • Wrong face can have a negative effect

    THE ability of any alliance to perform in elections depends quite considerably on leadership. The Nitish Kumar-led alliance performed spectacularly in Bihar in 2015. However, I doubt if the result would have been so one-sided had the alliance leadership been vested in a member of Lalu Prasad Yadav’s family. The UP election demonstrated that a

  • Bombay High Court defers order on Poonam Shroff’s plea

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday reserved its orders over the writ petition filed by socialite Poonam Shroff seeking transfer of the investigations initiated against her in a murder attempt case by the Khar police. Shroff had alleged that the Khar police launched probe against her in an illegal manner. A division bench presided over by Justice Ranjit More and Justice Shalini Phansalkar-Joshireserved its orders over Shroff’s petition.

  • Bhopal: Artists suffer pangs of penury; take up school teaching to run home

    BHOPAL: Artists can fill their creative appetite through art but not their stomach. Or so it seems, looking at the number of artists in the city forced to take up teaching jobs to make the ends meet. They cannot keep their home’s fire burning without spending a better part of the day in non-artistic pursuits. In fact, most of them are part-time artists and fulltime school teachers.

  • Bhopal: Pawaiya stresses skill development in students

    BHOPAL: ‘Career is a part of life and not life,’ said higher education minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya showing concern on the stress and pressure students face during exams. He said this while inaugurating the two-day career fair at Sarojini Naidu College here on Monday.